February 25, 2021 12:10 am
The sessions court rejected their bail plea on February 20, stating that part of the reason for the delay in the commencement of the trial – apart from the Covid-19 crisis – was frequent applications filed by the accused themselves.
February 14, 2020 3:20 am
Narendra Dabholkar, a rationalist, was shot dead in Pune on August 20, 2013, while Govind Pansare was shot on February 16, 2015, near his house in Kolhapur in western Maharashtra.
November 23, 2019 10:52 am
In the plea, Pansare’s family said it was not satisfied with the manner in which the probe was led by the investigating officer.
June 15, 2019 3:32 am
The bench said the investigating officers should be cautious before the trial court or otherwise, especially to the members of the public, including media, and should not reveal the minute details at this stage.
June 13, 2019 8:46 am
Pansare and his wife Uma were shot at by two bike-borne assailants on the morning of February 16, 2015, not far from his house. Pansare had succumbed to his injuries four days later.
June 13, 2019 2:10 am
Pansare and his wife Uma were shot at by two men on February 16, 2015. Pansare succumbed to injuries four days later.
May 26, 2019 7:04 pm
One of the key findings that has emerged from the investigations into the murder of Gauri Lankesh in Bengaluru on September 5, 2017 is that members of a crime syndicate linked to the Sanatan Sanstha, which killed Lankesh were also involved in the murders of Dabholkar, Pansare, and Kalburgi.
March 15, 2019 2:55 am
Also, while observing that “we should be proud of our thinkers, writers, socialist and rationalists”, the HC said that “those not ready to protect their people, should not contest elections”.
March 14, 2019 3:28 pm
A bench of Justices S C Dharamadhikari and B P Colabawalla summoned Maharashtra Home Department's additional chief secretary on March 28 to explain the cause of the slow progress made in the case.
February 07, 2019 7:51 am
A division bench was hearing petitions filed by the family members of Dabholkar and Pansare seeking court supervision in probes conducted by the central and state agencies.